I do it my way: CM
Chandigarh, January 5
A sample of how
bitter, nasty — and perhaps frightening — the
poll campaign may be in Punjab was seen here today.
Hitting back at SAD leaders, the Chief Minister,
Capt Amarinder Singh, said he had “come here today
to deal with them.”
‘Am I not entitled to take off for some days to relax?’
South Africa’s Shaun Pollock celebrates after dismissing Sachin Tendulkar on the fourth day of the third Test in Cape Town on Friday. Fellow pacer Dale Steyn was the wrecker-in-chief for the Proteas, bagging four wickets for 30 runs as India were bundled out for 169. — AFP
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Australia’s retiring Big Three Justlin Langer, Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne happy together after Australia defeated England to regain the Ashes on Friday. — AFP
Down Under — Whitewash Australia completed the most crushing Ashes series victory in 86 years today, sending bowling greats Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath into Test retirement with a 5-0 sweep of England.
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Bangalore, January 5
The Bangalore police today claimed to have arrested a Pak-trained militant who had been planning to strike at Infosys and the International Airport.
Suspected Lashkar militant Bilal in police custody in Bangalore. — PTI
17 killed as ULFA steps up violence
Dibrugarh (Assam), January 5
A survey conducted by kin of ULFA members showed 95 per cent of people in nine districts of Assam had rejected the demand for sovereignty for the state, but the banned group dismissed the finding even as its cadres gunned down 17 persons in stepped up violence today.
SC: Can a judge hear 300 cases a day? New Delhi, January 5
“Can a judge hear 300 cases listed before him every day?” was the poser of the Supreme Court to the Centre and state governments today while asking them why there was delay in putting in place the alternate dispute redressal mechanism as suggested by it in a judgement earlier.
Sidhu moves SC for stay on conviction New Delhi, January 5
Former cricket player and BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu today moved an appeal in the Supreme Court, challenging his conviction and three years’ imprisonment in a road rage death case and pleaded for stay on his conviction till final decision on the appeal, to enable him to contest parliamentary byelection from Amritsar.
BJP MP dead
New Delhi, January 5
Uttarakhand BJP leader Manabendra Shah, 85, died of kidney failure at a private hospital here today. Shah, who is a Lok Sabha MP from Tehri-Garhwal, passed away here this evening .
Army feat: Tank driven to 17,000 feet Chandigarh, January 5
Somewhere in the snow-covered Himalayas during the bleak winters last year, the Army drove a T-55 tank up to the dizzying height of over 17,000 feet, setting a record of sorts. Never in the history of armoured warfare has a tank been taken up to this altitude before.
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